Chart 1, Latent SWGIT

The camera/capture devices listed in this chart will meet the required 1000 ppi standard. However, this is not an endorsement or a recommendation for the brand names/models of equipment listed. This is not an all-inclusive list; there are other cameras that will achieve this resolution.

PROFESSIONAL CAMERA COMPARISON CHART

Camera Format

Imager Size

Image Area Relative to 35mm Film

Pixel Resolution

Total Pixel Resolution

Size of Capture Area at 1000 ppi 1

Kodak
DCS 420

13.8 mm x 9.2 mm

38%

1524 x 1012 Pixels

1,542,288 Pixels

37 mm x 25 mm

Kodak
DCS 315

13.8 mm X 9.2 mm

38%

1520 x 1012 Pixels

1,538,240 Pixels

37 mm x 25 mm

Kodak
DCS 460/660

27.5 mm x 18.5 mm

75%

3072 x 2048 Pixels

6,291,456 Pixels

76 mm x 51 mm

35 mm film

36 mm x 24 mm

100%

 

Resolution 2

NA

120 film

57 mm x 57 mm

158%

 

 

NA

5 x 4 film
(aka 4x5)

127 mm x 101 mm

352%

 

 

NA

Kodak
DCS 520/620

22.5 mm x 15.1 mm

62%

1736 x 1160 Pixels

2,013,760 Pixels

43 x 28 mm

Nikon
D 1

23.7 mm x 15.6 mm

66%

2000 x 1312 Pixels

2,624,000 Pixels

50 mm x 32 mm

Kodak
DCS 330

18.1 mm x 13.5 mm

50%

2008 x 1504 Pixels

3,020,032 Pixels

50 mm x 37 mm

Canon
D30

22.7 mm x 15.1 mm

63%

2160 x 1440 Pixels

3,110,400 Pixels

54 mm x 36 mm


1. 25.4 millimeters (mm) is equal to one inch. For the purpose of this document, 25.4 mm is rounded to 25 mm; therefore, 25 mm equals one inch.
2. Film resolving power or resolution is defined as lines per millimeter (lpmm). See SWGIT Guidelines for Field Applications of Imaging Technologies for more information.

 

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